Graham MacKay

Graham MacKay

Chief operating officer

Graham MacKay is Bond’s chief operating officer. He is responsible for ensuring Bond can deliver on its strategic objectives. He also has a leading role in the sector on areas such as funding policy, humanitarian practice and policy and organisational development on behalf of Bond. He has a background in humanitarian work where he has worked in over 20 different countries and crises as well as a background in scientific research where he has a PhD.

Twitter: dr_grahammackay
LinkedIn: Graham MacKay 


Financial trends for UK-based INGOs (October 2018)


The Great Barrier Reef, which is under threat from climate change effecting sea temperatures and water acidity.
30 June 2021
There is currently £2.6tn circulating in the UK pension sector alone, much of which is invested in companies such as fossil fuel giants, tobacco firms, arms producers, and companies with links to harmful practices such as deforestation.
6 May 2021
As NGOs grapple with grant cuts and other pressures, financial reserves and building sustainable income streams are more important than ever.
Pound coins stacked up
3 July 2019
DFID's new cost templates and guidance will allow NGOs to recover more grant costs, but barriers to full cost recovery still remain.
Unfocused shot of meeting
24 January 2019
Managing a crisis can be complicated, but organisations need to consider their people's wellbeing when planning their responses.
Coins and money stacked up representing cost transparency
3 September 2018
A new model for cost transparency and cost recovery promises a more transparent and fair future in the delivery of DFID grants.
14 December 2017
CSOs plead for DFID to simplify its cost transparency templates so they are easy to use for organisations of all sizes.
19 October 2017
By ensuring CSOs will no longer be trapped in a starvation cycle, DFID will be supporting the existence of a more diverse range and size of CSOs, each with their own areas of expertise and community reach.

Conference sessions

Fund session

NGOs are contending with a plethora of financial challenges, incuding a difficult operating environment, reduced fundraising opportunities in a slo



Mon, 05/24/2021 - 15:15 to 16:00

This session explores three areas of an organisation that are crucial for creating an adaptive and agile organisation, namely strategic finance, te



Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:15 to 15:15

Find out how agile approaches will help you bring about more flexible operations that respond to changes in the sector.



Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:15 to 12:45